Category Archives: Celosia

Up Close and Personal: Celosia ‘Tornado Red’

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A Bevy of Blooms: Celosia ‘Arrobona Red’

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Celosia ‘Chinatown’

Last summer I was blown away by the performance of Celosia ‘Arrabona Red’, but Celosia ‘Chinatown’ wasn’t far behind. I first tried ‘Chinatown’ in 2008, but I thought the plants were a tad scrawny-looking. After growing ‘Chinatown’ over a few … Continue reading

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Garden Winner: Celosia ‘Arrabona Red’

You really can’t deadhead celosias. You can clip off the main flower when it’s finished and hope some side shoots come up to fill its place, but once the flower turns brown and starts forming a seed head it’s done. … Continue reading

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Celosia ‘Pampas Plume’

‘Pampas Plume’ Celosia is an easy-to-grow annual that spices up the middle of the border. The plants grow about 28-36″ tall with multi-branched, fuzzy plumes in various shades of orange, red, cream, pink, gold and bronze. ‘Pampas Plume’ is easy … Continue reading

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Up Close and Personal: Salvia ‘Arrabona Red’

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Garden Newbies

My annuals are just starting to pop including a couple of new-to-me cultivars. Cosmos ‘Pink Pop Socks’ grows 24 to 28 inches tall with single and double pink flowers on the same plant. Celosia ‘Arrabona Red’ is a 2014 Fleuroselect … Continue reading

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Up Close and Personal: Celosia ‘Glorious Mix’

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Up Close and Personal: Celosia ‘Glorious Mix’

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Celosia ‘Tornado Red’

I first spotted Celosia ‘Tornado Red’ blooming in a test garden last year. The flowers are comb-type and huge. This summer I grew some plants that I sprouted from seed. My only complaint with ‘Tornado Red’ is that those eye-catching … Continue reading

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